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FRASER - Name Meaning & Origin
Last Name Meaning & Related Resources for the Surname FRASER

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Definition: Said to derive from "fraises," the French word for strawberry because the Fraser arms display three silver strawberry flowers on a field of blue.

Surname Origin: Norman, Scottish

Alternate Surname Spellings: FRAZER, FRAZIER, FRASIER

More Resources for the Surname FRASER :

Common Surname Search Tips
Tips and tricks for researching common surnames and picking your FRASER ancestors out from the crowd.

FRASER Family Genealogy Forum
Free message board is focused on descendants of FRASER ancestors around the world.

FamilySearch - FRASER Genealogy
Find records, queries, and lineage-linked family trees posted for the FRASER surname.

FRASER Surname Mailing List
Free mailing list for researchers of the Fraser surname and its variations includes subscription details and a searchable archives of past messages.

Surname Finder - FRASER Genealogy & Family Resources
Find links to free and commercial resources for the Fraser surname.

Cousin Connect - FRASER Genealogy Queries
Read or post genealogy queries for the surname FRASER, and sign up for free notification when new Fraser queries are added.

DistantCousin.com - FRASER Genealogy & Family History
Free databases and genealogy links for the last name FRASER.

MyCinnamonToast.com - FRASER Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the FRASER surname.

References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.

 

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